The White Tower located on the waterfront in Thessaloniki, Greece the capital city of the province of Macedonia in northern Greece. The tower is a Byzantine fortification that dates back to the 12th century but was reconstructed by the Ottomans and used a notorious prison where mass executions took place. The tower now houses a permanent exhibition organized by the Museum of Byzantine Culture that depicts life in Thessaloniki throughout time. This collection includes sculptures, frescoes, fragments of mosaic floors, wall mosaics, icons, coins inscriptions, pottery, glass and metal items.
The Museum website is www.mpb.gr/html/en/pirgos.htm